What does Keifer mean?
Keifer /kei-fer/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of German derivation, and the meaning of the name Keifer is "barrel maker". Keifer is a variant transcription of Kiefer (German): form of Cooper. Compare surname Keafer.
How popular is Keifer?
Keifer is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11538 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Keifer for boys. Keifer was first listed in 1991 and reached its highest position of #924 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Keifer and affiliated names. The only other prominent related form of Keifer rated in the Top 1000 is Kiefer. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in 1991 (usage of 0.1835%) and are now significantly less popular, with the form Kiefer becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Keifer is alike in pronunciation to Kefir. Like Keifer, this name is not frequently used.